Tunkhannock, PA Population

Population: 1,911. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,825 (-4.5% change)
Males: 889 (46.5%), Females: 1,022 (53.5%)

Wyoming County

Zip code: 18657

Median resident age: 41.0 years
Median household income: $32,216
Median house value: $88,800

Races in Tunkhannock:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (18.9%), Irish (14.9%), English (14.3%), Polish (9.9%), Italian (9.3%), Welsh (6.2%).

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Tunkhannock

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 23.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tunkhannock borough

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 15.8%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

3.7% Foreign born (1.6% Asia, 1.5% Europe, 0.5% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: -397 (-17.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Tunkhannock:

  • TYLER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (ROUTE 6 RD 1)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Tunkhannock:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tunkhannock:

  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 22 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; Abbreviation: AVP)
  • GREATER BINGHAMTON/EDWIN A LINK FIELD (about 46 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; Abbreviation: BGM)
  • WILLIAMSPORT RGNL (about 71 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Abbreviation: IPT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Tunkhannock:

  • SKYHAVEN (about 2 miles; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Abbreviation: 76N)
  • SEAMANS FIELD (about 14 miles; FACTORYVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: 9N3)
  • WILKES-BARRE WYOMING VALLEY (about 19 miles; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Abbreviation: WBW)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tunkhannock:

  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
  • MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON (about 23 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,093)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • SUNY AT BINGHAMTON (about 40 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; Full-time enrollment: 11,498)
  • BROOME COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,081)
  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 50 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,880)

Schools

Public high school in Tunkhannock:

  • TUNKHANNOCK HS (Students: 1,027; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Tunkhannock:

  • ST. MICHAEL’S SCHOOL (Students: 78; Location: P.O. BOX #370 – HOBAN HEIGHTS-; Grades: 6 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Tunkhannock:

  • TUNKHANNOCK MS (Students: 1,052; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • ROSLUND EL SCH (Students: 355; Grades: KG – 04)
  • EVANS FALLS EL SCH (Students: 289; Grades: KG – 04)
Private primary/middle school in Tunkhannock:

  • TUNKHANNOCK PILGRIM SCHOOL (Students: 24; Location: 135 WEST TIOGA STREET; Grades: 1 – 11)

Libraries

Library in Tunkhannock:

  • TUNKHANNOCK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $173,877; Location: 220 W TIOGA ST; 30,730 books; 1,017 audio materials; 1,151 video materials; 80 serial subscriptions)